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Month: July 2011

The “Block Out Douches at the Gym” Playlist

Sweet Jesus, being tough is painful. My arm feels like it got pulled out of its socket thanks to my MMA/self defense class. But on the bright side, my gi came in. I’m like, 1/100th of a ninja now. I even kinda feel like I’m sorta getting the hang of things. At least when it […] Read more…

FFFFFFUUUUUUUUU!

I’m still alive. Not posting as much as I’d like to, but hopefully that will change soon. Since I’m kind of exhausted, the rest of this post will be written in bullets. Being a home owner sucks. I mean, it’s good, but it still sucks. Once you become a home owner you officially join the […] Read more…

Panic at the Dojo

For a long time I didn’t understand anxiety disorders. Since it was something I never struggled with, I thought anxiety was a trifling matter that could be overcome with a little mental hardiness. I’d think, Whatever, man. Everyone has a little bit of anxiety. Just get over it. When people would tell me they wouldn’t […] Read more…

No Cook Food Options

I originally wrote the title as “No Cock Food Options.” Interpret that how you will. Anyway… My feelings for today: Ugh. I’ve been really busy at work, and that stress seeps into my life outside of work. I feel like I don’t even have time to breathe. Part of the problem is that I have […] Read more…

Healthy Eating Miami: Ruson Japanese Steakhouse

So, this is my first post in what I hope to turn into the Healthy Eating Miami series. The idea is that I go to different restaurants, pick out something that’s seemingly healthy from the menu and tell you how it is. In this installment I’ll be talking about Ruson Japanese Steakhouse (13856 Kendall Dr., […] Read more…

Fit Geek’s First “Boot Camp”

I used to enjoy sleeping in on Saturday mornings. But yesterday I got up even earlier than I do on work days to abuse a few friends. Nothing like a little sadism to start your weekend. I met up with my friends Joe (wrecktify) and Chris to do a workout in Indian Hammocks park. Specifically […] Read more…

How to make (sort of) healthy vending machine choices.

Aaahh…the vending machine. Both friend and foe. I think anyone who works in an office knows what I’m talking about. (Apologies for all the crap phone pictures that are to follow.) It’s 3 or 4 p.m. and you’ve got the munchies. You don’t want to wait till you get out of work to eat. Or […] Read more…

Kids and working out: How young is too young?

So, yesterday I mentioned that I saw a 16- or 17-year-old girl squatting a buttload of weight at the gym. And then my friend mentioned that she overheard some of her former (13-year-old) students talking about how they go to the gym. And it got me wondering, what should the age limit be for the […] Read more…

Why squats rule and how to do them.

Admittedly, I’m a bit competitive. Whenever I see a girl getting ready to do a barbell squat (a rare occasion), I always watch her from the corner of my eye to see how many plates she puts on the bar. Recently I was taken aback by how heavy two different girls loaded up their bars. […] Read more…